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A Brooklyn man who is a known supporter of President Donald Trump was placed behind bars for making a death threat against a sitting United States Senator. David Brogan left threatening messages for the unnamed female senator earlier this month, leading to his arrest.

Black Republican Party Senator Tim Scott spoke from the floor of the U.S. Senate and shared details of encounters he’s had in recent times with police. Sen. Scott said that he has been a victim of racial profiling, and gave light to an issue that has long plagued law enforcement issues over the years.

Cory Booker will soon be New Jersey’s first Black Senator. Yesterday (Oct. 17), the Mayor of Newark, NJ defeated Steve Lonegan in a special election to represent New Jersey in the U. S. Senate after the death of  Sen. Frank Lautenberg, who died in office this past June.

The U.S.’s longest serving Senator, Robert Byrd passed away today at the age of 92.  The senator had held his seat for longer than 50 years and was the oldest member of congress at the time of his death. Byrd is noted for various controversial political stances that date back to the 50’s.  This includes […]